Slack

Reviewed by Nitish Singh
Updated August 9th, 2021

Tekpon Score

9.3

Users Score

7.5

Slack Pricing

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Free

Freeper user
Lifetime
  • Unlimited private and public channels
  • 10,000 searchable messages
  • Up to 10 apps
  • File sharing
  • One-to-one video and voice calls
  • Personalized notifications

Pro

$8per user
Monthly
  • Unlimited apps
  • Full archive
  • Group calls and screens haring
  • Google authentication
  • Search and Intelligence
  • Guest access
  • Channel recommendations
  • 10 GB storage per team member
  • Priority support
  • Message highlights
  • Unlimited search
  • Custom retention policies for files and messages
  • Custom user groups for department and team

Business+

$15per user
Monthly
  • Everything in Pro +
  • 99.99% uptime financially-backed SLA guaranteed
  • 24/7 support with 4 hours response time
  • Customization for archival preferences and message retention
  • Data exports for entire Slack message history

Enterprise Grid

Custom pricing
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  • Everything in Business+
  • 99.99% uptime SLA
  • Complete customizability
  • Enterprise-grade data protection
  • 2400 plus apps
  • Standardize app permissions
  • Securely work with external organizations

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  • Freelancers
  • StartUps
  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Large enterprises
Deployment
  • Cloud, SaaS, Web-Based
  • Mobile - Android
  • Desktop - Windows
  • Desktop - Linux
  • Mobile - iPhone
  • Mobile - iPad
  • Desktop - Mac
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Slack Pricing Plans

Slack is a great tool for team collaboration. Thus it will bring some real value to your company. Moreover is a great system to use to improve your team’s productivity. Or ease their workflow so that everything can be on top. Now, let’s see what the Slack pricing plans are and what it offers to its users.

Free Plan

Slack is free to use. The free plan is also a great way to check what Slack has to offer for teams. However, it does come with limitations. For example, only the most recent 10,000 messages are searchable. This is great for smaller teams but can be a big limitation with slightly larger active teams that constantly need to check older messages. In addition, the free plan comes with ten apps integration. This means that you can connect up to 10 apps or services. In addition, you can do a 1:1 video and voice calls with a single click of a button – all within Slack for communication purposes.

However, you are free to create unlimited private and public channels.

The free plan comes with the following benefits:

  • Unlimited private and public channels
  • 10,000 searchable messages
  • Up to 10 apps
  • File sharing
  • One-to-one video and voice calls
  • Personalized notifications

Pro Plan

Slack paid plan starts with the Pro plan. The Pro plan is aimed towards smaller teams. It starts from $6.67 per active user per month(if billed annually). For monthly, the price stands at $8 per active user per month. The Pro plan comes with a plethora of features and removes the limitations set by the Free version.

The first limitation that you do not have to worry about is access to messages. With the Pro plan, you get full access to your archives — be it private or public. Moreover, you can use unlimited apps and make Slack your central place for work, communication, and other activities.

If you are a team, then the Pro plan is a perfect fit considering that it offers group calls and screen sharing. You can add up to 15 teammates to the call and share the screen in real-time. You can also invite outside people using guest access, enabling your team to collaborate with anyone related to your business.

Apart from that, you also get access to Intelligent features to find the information you need quickly. Lastly, you also get access to Google authentication, which improves the security of work professionals in your slack.

Overall, the Pro plan gives access to a lot of features, including:

  • Unlimited apps
  • Full archive
  • Group calls and screens haring
  • Google authentication
  • Search and Intelligence
  • Guest access
  • Channel recommendations
  • 10 GB storage per team member
  • Priority support
  • Message highlights
  • Unlimited search
  • Custom retention policies for files and messages
  • Custom user groups for department and team

Business+

The Business+ builds upon the other Slack pricing plans. It is aimed towards bigger teams who want to use Slack to their advantage. It offers every Pro plan feature and more! The Business+ plan starts from $12.50 per active user per month(if billed annually). If you opt for a monthly plan, you need to pay $15 per active user per month.

So, what separates the Business+ plan from the Pro plan? First, it offers 99.99% uptime, along with SSO and provisioning. You also get access to 24/7 support, where you are guaranteed a response within 4 hours. Moreover, the 99.99 uptime is covered within their financially backed service level agreement(SLA).

Business+ plan users can also request data exports for their entire Slack message history. This includes direct and private channel messages. In addition, to provide value to businesses, they offer message retention and archival preferences customization. This is vital for companies that require to meet their regulatory and legal requirements.

In total, you get access to all Pro plan features plus:

  • 99.99% uptime financially-backed SLA guaranteed
  • 24/7 support with 4 hours response time
  • Customization for archival preferences and message retention
  • Data exports for entire Slack message history

Enterprise Grid

Enterprise Grid is the highest plan when it comes to Slack pricing tiers. For Slack enterprise grid pricing, you need to communicate with their sales team for custom pricing. This is done to make sure that the pricing is flexible. Here you get access to proper Slack team pricing to scale as per your global organization’s need. In addition, you also get a 99.99% uptime SLA with full customizability. Moreover, the Slack enterprise grid plan comes with enterprise-grade data protection that meets compliance and regulatory requirements, including FedRAMP, HIPAA, and FINRA.

With Enterprise Grid, you get the following features:

  • 99.99% uptime SLA
  • Complete customizability
  • Enterprise-grade data protection
  • 2400 plus apps
  • Standardize app permissions
  • Securely work with external organizations

Slack for Education

Moreover, another great solution that Slack offers to its users is a special program of Slack for Education. So, they offer an 85% discount on their Pro, Business+, and even Enterprise Grid paid plans.

Thus, who can access the program and the special offer?

  • Nonprofit educational institutions
  • Accredited primary, secondary, and tertiary institutions
  • Student groups from any of the above
  • School districts and regional service agencies